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Bottomland Hardwood Composition Change as Controlled by Regeneration and Hydrologic Processes

Duration

July 2015 - June 2019

Narrative

Bottomland hardwood forests are distributed along rivers and streams in the southeastern United States, with the greatest concentration in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley. Recent research has indicated that hydrologic alterations are leading to broad scale changes in forest species composition. In this study, we will quantify hydrologic changes in selected bottomland hardwood forests and determine the effects of hydrologic processes on seed germination and seedling establishment of select tree species.

 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 102

Masters Students: 247

Phd Students: 163

Post Docs: 55

University Staff: 266

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 722

Scientific Publications: 1960

Presentations: 4355

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

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